• Wall Street is expecting an M&A explosion this year - and Goldman Sachs knows how you can make a killing betting on it

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The consensus on Wall Street is that merger and acquisition activity is going to accelerate after a relatively slow 2017.
    The derivatives team at Goldman Sachs has outlined how investors can use options to both identify and capitalize on M&A speculation.
    It's common knowledge that positioning for a share price spike following the announcement of a merger and acquisition deal is a great way to make a quick buck in the stock market .
    Companies are usually purchased at a premium to their current market value, which leads to a stock surge as investors rush to close the pricing gap. With that...
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  • Here's what investors say they want out of the next Goldman Sachs CEO - and where Lloyd Blankfein fell short

    Here's what investors say they want out of the next Goldman Sachs CEO - and where Lloyd Blankfein fell short

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    Goldman Sachs
    David Solomon is now the heir apparent to Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.
    Procensus, a data company that aggregates and analyzes investor sentiment, surveyed investors on the succession. According to results seen by Business Insider, 19 investors from firms with a combined $11 trillion in assets under management responded, with nearly 75% saying Solomon was the best choice.
    Investors largely approved of Lloyd Blankfein's performance, but there was a key area they said Solomon could improve upon.
    The succession plan at Goldman Sachs has crystallized, with COO David Solomon...
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  • Here's what investors say they want out of the next Goldman Sachs CEO - and where Lloyd Blankfein fell short

    Here's what investors say they want out of the next Goldman Sachs CEO - and where Lloyd Blankfein fell short

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    David Solomon is now the heir apparent to Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.
    Procensus, a data company that aggregates and analyzes investor sentiment, surveyed investors on the succession. According to results seen by Business Insider, 19 investors from firms with a combined $11 trillion in assets under management responded, with nearly 75% saying Solomon was the best choice.
    Investors largely approved of Lloyd Blankfein's performance, but there was a key area they said Solomon could improve upon.
    The succession plan at Goldman Sachs has crystallized, with COO David Solomon set to take...
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  • Here's what investors say they want out of the next Goldman Sachs CEO - and where Lloyd Blankfein fell short

    Here's what investors say they want out of the next Goldman Sachs CEO - and where Lloyd Blankfein fell short

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    David Solomon is now the heir apparent to Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.
    Procensus, a data company that aggregates and analyzes investor sentiment, surveyed investors on the succession. According to results seen by Business Insider, 19 investors from firms with a combined $11 trillion in assets under management responded, with nearly 75% saying Solomon was the best choice.
    Investors largely approved of Lloyd Blankfein's performance, but there was a key area they said Solomon could improve upon.
    The succession plan at Goldman Sachs has crystallized, with COO David Solomon set to take...
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